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Framingham Study - Exercise & Physical Activity Questionnaire

The following questionnaire segment contains questions that have been used as part of DCEG or other epidemiologic studies. This segment has not necessarily been reviewed or analyzed by the Technical Evaluation Committee. Please view it as a starting point that can be adapted or improved upon as appropriate. Learn more about DCEG Questionnaire Development Resources.

Questionnaire Topic: 

Exercise and Physical Activity 

Study Title: 

Physical Activity Questions from the Framingham Study 



Principal Investigator(s): 

W. Kannel 

Type of Questionnaire: 

In-person interview 

Last Year of Data Collection: 


Short/Long Form: 

Short Form 


Kannel WB, Sorlie P. Some health benefits of physical activity: The Framingham Heart Study. Arch Intern Med 1979;139:857-861. 

Albanes D, Conway JM, Taylor PR, et al. Validation and comparison of eight physical activity questionnaires. Epidemiology 1990;1:65-71. 

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